Basic Site Details

Name: Cowie School
Town, district or village: Cowie
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Owing to the continued increase of population in the mining centre of Cowie, near Bannockburn, the St. Ninians School Board have built a new school, and on Saturday it was formally opened by Sir Hugh Shaw Stewart, Bart, M.P. The school, which has been erected from planas by Mr Ronald Walker, Stirling, has cost 1,500, and gives accommodation for 308 pupils.[Building News 19 August 1904 p275]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cowie Primary School  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1School  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319031904Build/constructionOriginal building
Item 2 of 31911  Addition
Item 3 of 3Before 1914  Rebuild? Different school?


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7Andrew McLuckie A19031904 
Item 2 of 7McLuckie & Walker A19031904 
Item 3 of 7Ronald Walker A19031904 
Item 4 of 7Andrew McLuckie B1911 Addition
Item 5 of 7McLuckie & Walker B1911 Addition
Item 6 of 7Ronald Walker B1911 Addition
Item 7 of 7Charles Henry Greig  Before 1914 Rebuild? Different School?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1St Ninian's School Board 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp349
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News19 August 1904  p275
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal23 February 1929 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Alex Adamson